Bill Connors

Bill Connors

jazz, ECM, guitar, Fusion, guitar virtuoso

Bill Connors (born September 24, 1949) is a jazz musician. A legato technique master, he is equally adept at acoustic and electric guitar, and successfully played jazz-rock, free and fusion material in the '70s and '80s. His best early solos were in the jazz-rock genre, where his use of distortion and electronics was balanced by fine phrasing and intelligent solos. His first great moment of fame occurred when he joined Chick Corea's Return to Forever in 1973